J. Glenn Glesner

J. Glenn Glesner, 81, of Newville, passed away on Monday, May 24, 2021, in the Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle.

He was born Aug. 4, 1939, in West Pennsboro Township, a son of John O. and Pearl V. Derr Glesner.

Mr. Glesner was a retired Dairy Farmer. He had also been a road worker for North Newton Township.

He was a member of First United Presbyterian Church, Newville, where he had served as an elder, and taught Sunday School.

He had also been a North Newton Township Supervisor, was a member of the Newville Lions Club, was a member of the PA Farm Bureau and Association, and had been a past president of the Williams Grove Historic Steam Engine association.

Glenn is survived by his wife, Hope E. Cohick Glesner; two sons, Ronald G. Glesner and Samuel J. Glesner and his wife, Lori; two daughters, Janice E. Glesner and Joann H. Clugston and her husband, Jonathan; five grandchildren, Meghan, Becca, Nathan, Maggie and Michael; and two great-granddaughters, Kaylee and Charlee.

A visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 11, 2021, in the First United Presbyterian Church, Newville, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 12, 2021. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the church, with the Rev. Vernon Gauthier officiating. Burial will be held in the Newville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to First United Presbyterian Church, 111 W. Big Spring Ave., Newville, Pa. 17241, or Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, 1000 W. South St., Carlisle, Pa. 17013. 


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